BTEC Level 1 Creative Media Production

BTEC L1 Diploma - Creative Media Production

Start Date: 01 Oct 2019                Hours per week: 15 hours (Tue-Thur)

End Date: 02 July 2020                Length of course: 33 Weeks 

Course Fee: £0 Finances            EMA - £30 p/week* | WGLG - £1,500*                           


Media Academy Cardiff is proud to continue to develop our partnership into 2019/20 Cardiff and Vale college through the delivery of the BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Creative Media Production. 

The perfect introduction to the Creative Media industries, laying the foundations for skills to be honed and further developed.  During your time studying here, you will learn to capture, edit and produce videos, images, animation, and audio.  As well as this you will also refine research skills, the use of the Microsoft Office package, CV building and the creation of a portfolio of work.  

You will also have the opportunity to gain subject-specific Agored Cymru qualifications that will enable you to hone in on one specific area that you feel you are interested in and learn in a dynamic and challenging environment.      

For further information please email: or call 02920 667 668


Assignments submitted are assessed through both formative and summative methods.  No exams are required to be undertaken throughout this course as all work is portfolio-based. 

Course overview

The course is comprised of mandatory and optional units that cover all aspects of Creative Media.  As part of the course, you will work in conjunction with a range of local/national companies to provide media as a freelance artist.  This work will form evidence for your portfolio and will increase your chances of future employment.  

Visit our media gallery for work of our students at:

Entry Requirements

No qualifications are required for enrolment.

Term Dates

Term 1 - Autumn 2019

Tuesday 01 October 2019 to Thursday 24 October 2019

Tuesday 05 November 2019 to Thursday 19 December 2019

Term 2 - Spring 2020

Tuesday 07 January 2020 to Thursday 13 February 2020

Tuesday 25 February 2019 to Thursday 02 April 2020

Term 3 - Summer

Tuesday 21 April 2020 to Thursday 21 May 2020

Tuesday 02 June 2020 to Thursday 02 July 2020


Please contact the education team to arrange an informal interview:

Head of Education and Training: 

Deputy of Education and Training:  


Or call us on 02920 667 668



*see - for details of financial support.